Early Modern Surgery Workshop

We are holding a small workshop on early modern surgery, with papers from Peter Jones (Cambridge), Philippa Hellawell (KCL), and Carolin Schmitz (Cambridge).


  • Peter Jones: ‘Retooling a 14th century Practica for a 17th century surgeon’
  • Philippa Hellawell: ‘Sea-Surgeons and the Maritime World of Medical Practice’
  • Carolin Schmitz: ‘Licences, Law, and Community Preferences: Hiring surgeons in early modern rural Spain’ 

Workshop Programme